Man of War – Excerpt No. 231

Warning, oxygen levels at 11.2% and rising. Proceed calmly to the nearest emergency shelter.

Marc’s writing filled two-fifths of the bulkhead. Even after centuries, it surprised him how much emotion that single moment in time could elicit. His jaw muscles tensed until his teeth were on the verge of shattering, all because of her.

Had she shown patience, Marc would have made her his bride. While her family tree was free from blue blood, that did not prevent him from forging her legitimacy. She could have been the cousin of a distant baron, and no one would dare confirm the details. It would take no more than a couple of carefully placed bribes to make it happen

Picture of a man in a suit covered in snow etching something into a wall. Located on a space station.

Disclaimer: This excerpt from Man of War is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth.


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